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Jerusha meaning and name origin
Jerusha \j(e)-ru-sha\ as a girl's name is pronounced je-ROO-shah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jerusha is "married, a possession". Biblical: the wife of King Uzziah. Used by the Puritans and revived somewhat in the 19th century. Literary: James Michener used the name for the missionary heroine in his novel "Hawaii".
Jerusha has 3 variant forms: Jarusha, Jeruscha and Jerushah.
For more information, see also related names Yerusha and Gerusha.
Baby names that sound like Jerusha are Yeruscha and Irisha.
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Popularity of Jerusha
Jerusha is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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